Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And with the stones he built an altar in the name of LORD. And he made a trench around the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

New American Standard Bible

So with the stones he built an altar in the name of the Lord, and he made a trench around the altar, large enough to hold two measures of seed.

King James Version

And with the stones he built an altar in the name of the LORD: and he made a trench about the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

Holman Bible

and he built an altar with the stones in the name of Yahweh. Then he made a trench around the altar large enough to hold about four gallons.

International Standard Version

So Elijah used the stones to build an altar to the name of the LORD. But then he dug a trench around the altar large enough to hold two measures of seed.

American Standard Version

And with the stones he built an altar in the name of Jehovah; and he made a trench about the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

Amplified

So with the stones Elijah built an altar in the name of the Lord. He made a trench around the altar large enough to hold two measures of seed.

Bible in Basic English

And with the stones he made an altar to the name of the Lord; and he made a deep drain all round the altar, great enough to take two measures of seed.

Darby Translation

and with the stones he built an altar in the name of Jehovah, and made a trench round about the altar, of the capacity of two measures of seed;

Julia Smith Translation

And he will build with the stones an altar in the name of Jehovah: and he will make a channel, rolling up two measures of seed, round about the altar.

King James 2000

And with the stones he built an altar in the name of the LORD: and he made a trench around the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With them, he built an altar in the name of Yahweh, and he made a trench {which would have held} about two seahs of seed, all around the altar.

Modern King James verseion

And with stones he built an altar in the name of Jehovah. And he made a trench around the altar big enough to contain two measures of seed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And with the stones he made an altar in the name of the LORD. And he made a gutter round about the altar, able to receive two pecks of corn.

NET Bible

With the stones he constructed an altar for the Lord. Around the altar he made a trench large enough to contain two seahs of seed.

New Heart English Bible

And with the stones he built an altar in the name of the LORD. And he made a trench around the altar, large enough to contain two seahs of seed.

The Emphasized Bible

and built, with the stones, an altar, in the name of Yahweh, - and he made a trench, as large as would contain two measures of seed, round about the altar;

Webster

And with the stones he built an altar in the name of the LORD: and he made a trench about the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

World English Bible

With the stones he built an altar in the name of Yahweh. He made a trench around the altar, large enough to contain two measures of seed.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he buildeth with the stones an altar, in the name of Jehovah, and maketh a trench, as about the space of two measures of seed, round about the altar.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
he built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

in the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and he made

Usage: 0

a trench
תּעלה 
T@`alah 
Usage: 11

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

the altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

סאה 
C@'ah 
Usage: 9

References

Context Readings

Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal On Mount Carmel

31 And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob to whom the word of LORD came, saying, Israel shall be thy name. 32 And with the stones he built an altar in the name of LORD. And he made a trench around the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed. 33 And he put the wood in order, and cut the bullock in pieces, and laid it on the wood. And he said, Fill four jars with water, and pour it on the burnt-offering, and on the wood.



Cross References

Colossians 3:17

And all things, anything whatever ye may do in word or in deed, do all in the name of Lord Jesus, expressing thanks to the God and Father through him.

Exodus 20:24-25

An altar of earth thou shall make to me, and shall sacrifice on it thy burnt-offerings, and thy peace-offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen. In every place where I record my name I will come to thee and I will bless thee.

Judges 6:26

And build an altar to LORD thy God upon the top of this stronghold, in the orderly manner, and take the second bullock, and offer a burnt-offering with the wood of the Asherah which thou shall cut down.

Judges 21:4

And it came to pass on the morrow, that the people rose early, and built there an altar, and offered burnt-offerings and peace-offerings.

1 Samuel 7:9

And Samuel took a sucking lamb, and offered it for a whole burnt-offering to LORD. And Samuel cried to LORD for Israel, and LORD answered him.

1 Samuel 7:17

And his return was to Ramah, for his house was there. And there he judged Israel, and there he built an altar to LORD.

1 Corinthians 10:31

Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God.

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